I want to make an Ardunio based project in which I want to stream live video from camera (which is connected to Arduino borad ) to my Android app via WiFi and send back actions/control signals from my android app to Arduino to controller servo motor which are connected to Arduino board. Right now I only have Arduino mega with me. What else components are going to be required?

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    Most Arduino platforms (there are many) can not handle video. There is simply too much data. A quick internet search find this talked about many times. Here for instance. Where the discussion quickly elevates to a more powerful platform such as a Raspberry Pi.
    – st2000
    Sep 17, 2019 at 13:32
  • Nope, a Mega is not up to the task. It may be possible with an ESP directly, but it will be way easier with a Raspberry Pi (for example the Zero W, which is quite small)
    – chrisl
    Sep 17, 2019 at 14:19
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    you can use independent WiFi IP camera for the live video
    – Juraj
    Sep 17, 2019 at 15:20
  • I had heard of esp32 cam which is suitable for live video streaming to mobile buy can we control servo motor from that. Sep 18, 2019 at 1:14

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You need good MPU with enough buffer size and nand size for such an intense process

Search esp modules


  • What do you mean by the distingtion between buffer size and NAND size? Also: can you provide a bit more information about how it would look like with an ESP?
    – chrisl
    Sep 17, 2019 at 17:00

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